The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 34 36 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +23
Permanent jobs citing Retail 425 429 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.03% 5.86% 4.36%
As % of the General category 15.05% 15.29% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 256 303 263
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £23,980 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2823 2806 2584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.08% 38.35% 34.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2149 2284 2193
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Retail
England

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region.

Retail Salary Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in the North West

Retail
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +7 211 £42,500 +6.25% 42
Cheshire +2 120 £41,250 +10.00% 12
Lancashire +3 41 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Merseyside -22 23 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 308 (35.90%) Finance
2 217 (25.29%) E-Commerce
3 171 (19.93%) SQL
4 151 (17.60%) HTML
5 136 (15.85%) .NET
6 131 (15.27%) Marketing
7 123 (14.34%) Degree
8 118 (13.75%) JavaScript
9 115 (13.40%) Microsoft
10 112 (13.05%) CSS
10 112 (13.05%) jQuery
11 111 (12.94%) SQL Server
12 102 (11.89%) C#
13 99 (11.54%) Oracle
14 94 (10.96%) Project Management
15 93 (10.84%) Windows
16 92 (10.72%) Telecoms
16 92 (10.72%) Banking
17 90 (10.49%) Security Cleared
18 89 (10.37%) MS Excel
19 81 (9.44%) Analytics
20 79 (9.21%) Linux
20 79 (9.21%) Java
21 77 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
22 75 (8.74%) PHP
23 74 (8.62%) ITIL
24 71 (8.28%) PRINCE2
24 71 (8.28%) Fujitsu
25 69 (8.04%) Web Development
26 67 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (4.78%) SAS
2 36 (4.20%) CMS
3 31 (3.61%) Apache
4 18 (2.10%) WebSphere
5 15 (1.75%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.63%) nginx
7 11 (1.28%) WebLogic
8 10 (1.17%) TIBCO EMS
8 10 (1.17%) WordPress
8 10 (1.17%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
9 9 (1.05%) uWSGI
10 7 (0.82%) IIS
11 6 (0.70%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.70%) Drupal
11 6 (0.70%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.70%) Commerce Server
11 6 (0.70%) concrete5
11 6 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.70%) Confluence
12 5 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 89 (10.37%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.38%) MS Office
3 15 (1.75%) MS Project
4 10 (1.17%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (2.91%) Oracle EBS
1 25 (2.91%) Magento
2 16 (1.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (1.52%) Hyperion Planning
4 11 (1.28%) Google Analytics
5 10 (1.17%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 10 (1.17%) TIBCO iProcess
5 10 (1.17%) BusinessWorks
6 8 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.93%) HFM
6 8 (0.93%) Oracle iProcurement
7 6 (0.70%) Sage 50
8 5 (0.58%) Oracle Retail
8 5 (0.58%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.47%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 4 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.35%) Line 500
10 3 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.17%) SaaS
2 3 (0.35%) Responsys
3 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.12%) Route 53
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.91%) Firewall
2 21 (2.45%) VPN
3 19 (2.21%) SSL
4 18 (2.10%) TCP/IP
5 17 (1.98%) Network Security
6 13 (1.52%) LAN
6 13 (1.52%) WAN
7 12 (1.40%) HTTP
8 10 (1.17%) Junos
9 8 (0.93%) DNS
10 7 (0.82%) HTTPS
10 7 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (0.82%) Wireless
10 7 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (0.70%) DHCP
12 4 (0.47%) SAN
12 4 (0.47%) Intranet
13 3 (0.35%) ATM
13 3 (0.35%) Broadband
13 3 (0.35%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 63 (7.34%) MySQL
3 39 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (3.50%) Oracle Database
5 18 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (1.86%) Oracle BI EE
7 16 (1.86%) Essbase
7 16 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (1.75%) Big Data
9 14 (1.63%) Relational Database
10 11 (1.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 11 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (0.70%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (0.70%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 32 (3.73%) Subversion
2 25 (2.91%) Eclipse
3 22 (2.56%) Visual Studio
4 15 (1.75%) NUnit
4 15 (1.75%) Git (software)
5 13 (1.52%) Mercurial
5 13 (1.52%) Maven
6 10 (1.17%) JUnit
6 10 (1.17%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (1.05%) Mockito
7 9 (1.05%) Gerrit
7 9 (1.05%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.05%) Ant
7 9 (1.05%) JIRA
8 8 (0.93%) Moq
8 8 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.58%) SpecFlow
9 5 (0.58%) ClearCase
9 5 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (0.47%) LoadRunner
General
1 308 (35.90%) Finance
2 131 (15.27%) Marketing
3 92 (10.72%) Telecoms
3 92 (10.72%) Banking
4 42 (4.90%) Retail Banking
5 41 (4.78%) Advertising
6 27 (3.15%) Back Office
7 25 (2.91%) Manufacturing
8 21 (2.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (0.93%) Greek Language
9 8 (0.93%) Polish Language
10 7 (0.82%) Russian Language
10 7 (0.82%) Law
11 6 (0.70%) Swedish Language
12 5 (0.58%) Legal
13 3 (0.35%) Automotive
14 2 (0.23%) Electronics
14 2 (0.23%) Billing
14 2 (0.23%) Games
15 1 (0.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 209 (24.36%) Developer
2 148 (17.25%) Analyst
3 85 (9.91%) Project Manager
4 61 (7.11%) Consultant
5 52 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 46 (5.36%) Senior Developer
7 44 (5.13%) .NET Developer
8 40 (4.66%) Architect
9 39 (4.55%) Java Developer
10 34 (3.96%) Web Developer
11 33 (3.85%) Software Developer
12 32 (3.73%) Business Analyst
13 29 (3.38%) C# Developer
14 28 (3.26%) Systems Analyst
15 27 (3.15%) Oracle Consultant
16 26 (3.03%) Strategy Analyst
17 21 (2.45%) PHP Developer
18 18 (2.10%) Infrastructure Manager
18 18 (2.10%) C# .NET Developer
19 17 (1.98%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (17.60%) HTML
2 136 (15.85%) .NET
3 112 (13.05%) CSS
3 112 (13.05%) jQuery
4 65 (7.58%) ASP.NET
4 65 (7.58%) Web Services
5 59 (6.88%) XML
6 44 (5.13%) WCF
7 41 (4.78%) CSS3
8 39 (4.55%) Ajax
9 32 (3.73%) HTML5
10 31 (3.61%) Middleware
11 27 (3.15%) Spring
12 23 (2.68%) XSLT
13 22 (2.56%) J2EE
13 22 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (2.45%) Java EE
15 19 (2.21%) WPF
16 16 (1.86%) JSON
16 16 (1.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.01%) Mobile App
2 25 (2.91%) Management Information System
3 23 (2.68%) Social Media
4 20 (2.33%) EPoS
5 19 (2.21%) FMCG
6 18 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.40%) Data Integration
7 12 (1.40%) Mainframe
8 10 (1.17%) SecurID
9 8 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 8 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
10 7 (0.82%) Tandem
10 7 (0.82%) Digital Media
11 6 (0.70%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.70%) Copywriting
12 5 (0.58%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.58%) New Media
13 4 (0.47%) W3C
13 4 (0.47%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.47%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 93 (10.84%) Windows
2 79 (9.21%) Linux
3 41 (4.78%) UNIX
4 24 (2.80%) Windows 7
5 22 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.98%) Android
7 16 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (0.70%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
10 3 (0.35%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.35%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.23%) Solaris
12 1 (0.12%) AIX
12 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.12%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (25.29%) E-Commerce
2 94 (10.96%) Project Management
3 81 (9.44%) Analytics
4 77 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (8.62%) ITIL
6 71 (8.28%) PRINCE2
7 69 (8.04%) Web Development
8 67 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 63 (7.34%) OO
10 58 (6.76%) MVC
10 58 (6.76%) TDD
11 57 (6.64%) SEO
12 45 (5.24%) Scrum
12 45 (5.24%) Change Management
13 43 (5.01%) Business Intelligence
14 39 (4.55%) CRM
14 39 (4.55%) Data Analysis
15 37 (4.31%) Online Marketing
16 35 (4.08%) Service Delivery
17 33 (3.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 171 (19.93%) SQL
2 118 (13.75%) JavaScript
3 102 (11.89%) C#
4 79 (9.21%) Java
5 75 (8.74%) PHP
6 30 (3.50%) C
7 18 (2.10%) T-SQL
7 18 (2.10%) Shell Script
8 17 (1.98%) C++
9 11 (1.28%) Python
9 11 (1.28%) PHP5
10 10 (1.17%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.05%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.05%) XPath
12 8 (0.93%) PHP4
12 8 (0.93%) Objective-C
13 7 (0.82%) VB
14 6 (0.70%) Uniface
15 5 (0.58%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 123 (14.34%) Degree
2 90 (10.49%) Security Cleared
3 35 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.52%) HND
4 13 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (1.17%) CISSP
7 8 (0.93%) PMP
7 8 (0.93%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.82%) ISEB
8 7 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (0.70%) MCP
9 6 (0.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 6 (0.70%) MCSE
9 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.58%) CCA
10 5 (0.58%) CCEE
10 5 (0.58%) CCIA
11 4 (0.47%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.21%) QA
2 16 (1.86%) SLA
3 11 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.05%) XenApp
2 9 (1.05%) XenDesktop
3 8 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (0.82%) Snort
5 3 (0.35%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.35%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.35%) vSphere
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.12%) NFS
6 1 (0.12%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.05%) SCCM
3 8 (0.93%) SCOM
4 7 (0.82%) Nessus
4 7 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (0.70%) FortiGate
6 5 (0.58%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.35%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.23%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.23%) OpenView
8 2 (0.23%) Nagios
9 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 115 (13.40%) Microsoft
2 99 (11.54%) Oracle
3 71 (8.28%) Fujitsu
4 26 (3.03%) Citrix
5 25 (2.91%) IBM
6 21 (2.45%) Hyperion
7 19 (2.21%) CheckPoint
8 17 (1.98%) Juniper
8 17 (1.98%) Cisco
8 17 (1.98%) VMware
9 15 (1.75%) Symantec
10 14 (1.63%) Google
11 13 (1.52%) SAP
12 12 (1.40%) Sage
13 11 (1.28%) Adobe
13 11 (1.28%) HP
14 10 (1.17%) TIBCO
15 9 (1.05%) AppSense
15 9 (1.05%) Rackspace
16 8 (0.93%) Blue Coat
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + strong package
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
Steria
Salary: From £47,000 to £49,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
MaryJaneFashion.com
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £29000 - £37000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago